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How Excellent Leaders Unlock The Magic of Reflection

May 19, 2016 | Sally Dooley

The magic of reflection

Excellent leaders understand that reflection is a central and mandatory part of their leadership practice and prioritise this high importance activity. They recognise that a short term investment of time and focus will reap significant gains in all areas of their lives and work. As leadership expert, Peter Drucker, advocates, ‘Follow effective action with quiet […]



Always Know Your Content Before You Speak

May 17, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

Speaking Content

Recently I attended an academic presentation at a prestigious tertiary institution. Actually it was for 2015 Academic high achievers/Award winners and 2016 Scholarship recipients. This was a formal event with guests including business leaders, local government representatives (i.e. a metropolitan Mayor!), sponsors and family members, together with the recipient students. As some of the Scholarships […]



How to Attract LinkedIn Members to Read Beyond the First Sentence of Your Post/Blog

May 5, 2016 | Robyn Henderson

Content creation on linkedin

Have you ever noticed that you are drawn to sometimes read an entire blog or post and at other times you just skim the first few words and move on? Advertising executives would tell you there is a total science behind why this is. And there may well be. I was blessed to work for the […]



Why Is Communication So Hard?

May 2, 2016 | Kylie Warry

Communication DNA

Communication is a skill we all need right?  You speak and people listen – that’s Communication right? Not at all… Communication  is very much a two way street, you speak but there is no guarantee that what is said has been received and understood.  One of my favourite quotes is “The biggest problem in Communication […]



Conflict is a Powerful Chance For Groundbreaking Growth

April 21, 2016 | Sally Dooley

Team conflict can be positive

In our fast paced, ever changing, resource constrained and complex work environments the need for collaboration is increasing. As a result, teams are springing up comprising members from diverse disciplines, functions, backgrounds, priorities, values and cultures. Conflict is guaranteed! Many leaders dread the thought of conflict erupting in their teams and are quick to shut […]



Do YOU Ever Struggle To Communicate?

April 5, 2016 | Kylie Warry

Struggling to communicate

Have you ever struggled to understand someone, their reaction or their behaviour? Have you ever wondered “why did they do or say that?” If you are like me it is almost every day! Why do we struggle to communicate? Despite communication being cornerstone to our relationships most of us have never been taught to communicate […]



How Many Brains Do You Need To Be Successful?

March 10, 2016 | Sue Lester

Multiple Brains

“How many brains do you need to be successful?” is somewhat of a trick question. You could argue that one well nourished, trained and focussed brain is enough, or that you need many brains to create a supportive team around yourself. Actually, from the individual perspective, to be living more meaningfully, fully and authentically you need […]



What Is Your Communication DNA?

February 16, 2016 | Kylie Warry

Your Communication DNA

What is your Communication DNA? What makes you who you are, makes you respond the way you do?  It is your Communication DNA, your foundation communication style.  We are all wired uniquely but we have some things in common. It is critical to understand your Communication DNA because poor communication costs Australian workplaces up to […]



3 Ways Instagram Can Grow Your Business

February 12, 2016 | Jennifer Nini

Instagram 5 tips

While most businesses understand the need to have a Facebook page, many businesses still aren’t convinced of the benefits of being on Instagram. And yet despite the slow uptake from some in the business camp, other businesses are reaping the rewards of acting quickly and having an Instagram presence. Considering that Instagram is the fastest growing […]



Are You Programming Yourself For What You Want…or Don’t Want?

February 11, 2016 | Sue Lester

Franchise owners need legal advice

Whether you are aware of it or not, every moment of every day, with every thought and feeling you have, you are programming yourself.  Consider for a moment what you’ve been thinking or feeling about already today… whatever you were focussing on is on it’s way. (‘Oops!’ or ‘Yay!’ ?) So were you focussed on […]